Jacob Anthony George, Ph.D. portrait
  • Director, Utah NeuroRobotics Lab
  • Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Physical Med & Rehab - Oper
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Core Faculty, Utah Robotics Center
  • Member, Utah Center for Neural Interfaces
  • Foundational Researcher, Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Participating Faculty, Neuroscience Program

Publications

  • C. J. Thomson, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “A Recurrent Neural Network Provides Stable Across-Day Prosthetic Control for a Human Amputee with Implanted Intramuscular Electromyographic Recording Leads,” 2021 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.. Published, 12/09/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC46164.2021.9629580
  • T. C. Hansen, M. A. Trout, J. L. Segil, D. J. Warren, J. A. George, “A Bionic Hand for Semi-Autonomous Fragile Object Manipulation via Proximity and Pressure Sensors,” 2021 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Published, 12/09/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC46164.2021.9629622
  • J. A. George, A. J. Gunnell, D. Archangeli, G. Hunt, M. Ishmael, K. B. Foreman, T. Lenzi, “Robust Electromyographic Control During Active Exoskeleton Assistance Despite Non-Linear Reorganization of Locomotor Output,” Frontiers in NeuroRobotics, 2021. DOI: 10.3389/fnbot.2021.700823. Published, 11/03/2021.
  • Y. Zhang, K. Ali, J. A. George, J. S. Reichenberg, M. C. Fox, A. S. Adamson, J. W. Tunnell, M. K. Markey, "Toward Automated Assessment of Mole Similarity on Dermoscopic Images," Journal of Medical Imaging. DOI: 10.1117/1.JMI.8.1.014506. Published, 02/10/2021.
  • D. M. Page, J. A. George, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. T. Kluger, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark “Discrimination Among Multiple Cutaneous and Proprioceptive Hand Percepts Evoked by Nerve Stimulation with Utah Slanted Electrode Arrays in Human Amputees,” Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.1186/s12984-021-00808-4. Published, 01/21/2021.
  • J. A. George, D. M. Page, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, L. W. Reith, G. A. Clark, “Long-Term Performance of Utah Slanted Electrode Arrays and Intramuscular Electromyographic Leads Implanted Chronically in Human Amputees” Journal of Neural Engineering. DOI: 10.1088/1741-2552/abc025. Published, 10/12/2020.
  • J. A. George, S. Radhakrishnan, M. R. Brinton, G. A. Clark, “Inexpensive and Portable System for Dexterous High-Density Myoelectric Control of Multiarticulate Prostheses,” 2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC). DOI: 10.1109/SMC42975.2020.9283086. Published, 08/31/2020.
  • J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, P. C. Colgan, G. K. Colvin, S. J. Bensmaia, G. A. Clark, “Intensity Discriminability of Electrocutaneous and Intraneural Stimulation Pulse Frequency in Intact Individuals and Amputees,” 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. DOI: 10.1109/EMBC44109.2020.9176720. Published, 08/27/2020.
  • J. A. George, T. N. Tully, P. C. Colgan, G. A. Clark, “Bilaterally Mirrored Movements Improve the Accuracy and Precision of Training Data for Supervised Learning of Neural or Myoelectric Prosthetic Control,” 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. DOI: 10.1109/EMBC44109.2020.9175388. Published, 08/27/2020.
  • M. R. Brinton, E. Barcikowski, T. S. Davis, M. D. Paskett, J. A. George, G. A. Clark, “Portable Take-Home System Enables Proportional Control and High-Resolution Data Logging with a Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Bionic Arm,” Frontiers in Robotics and AI. DOI: 10.3389/frobt.2020.559034. Published, 08/21/2020.
  • M. R. Brinton, E. Barcikowski, T. S. Davis, M. D. Paskett, J. A. George, G. A. Clark, “A Portable Proportional Control Prosthesis with High-Resolution Data Logging,” Myoelectric Controls and Upper Limb Prosthetics Symposium. DOI: MEC.28. Published, 07/23/2020.
  • J. A. George, A. Neibling, M. D. Paskett, G. A. Clark “Inexpensive Surface Electromyography Sleeve with Consistent Electrode Placement Enables Dexterous and Stable Prosthetic Control through Deep Learning,” Myoelectric Controls and Upper Limb Prosthetics Symposium. DOI: MEC.24. Published, 07/23/2020.
  • M. D. Paskett, M. R. Brinton, T. C. Hansen, J. A. George, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “Activities of Daily Living with Bionic Arm Improved by Combination Training and Latching Filter in Prosthesis Control Comparison,” Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 2021. DOI: 10.1186/s12984-021-00839-x. Published, 02/25/2020.
  • J. A. George, T. S. Davis, M. R. Brinton, G. A. Clark, “Intuitive Neuromyoelectric Control of a Dexterous Bionic Arm using a Modified Kalman Filter,” Journal of Neuroscience Methods – Special Issue: Methods for Interfacing with the Peripheral Nervous System. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2019.108462. Published, 11/08/2019.
  • N. R. Olsen, J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, M. D. Paskett, D. T. Kluger, T. N. Tully, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “An Adaptable Prosthetic Wrist Reduces Subjective Workload,” [Preprint] bioRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/808634. Published, 10/17/2019.
  • M. D. Paskett, N. R. Olsen, J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, M. R. Brinton, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “A Modular Transradial Bypass Socket for Surface Myoelectric Prosthetic Control in Non-amputees,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering. DOI: 10.1109/TNSRE.2019.2941109. Published, 09/2019.
  • J. A. George*, D. T. Kluger*, T. S. Davis, S. M. Wendelken, E. V. Okorokova, Q. He, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, Z. C. Thumser, D. T. Beckler, P. D. Marasco, S. J. Bensmaia, G. A. Clark, “Biomimetic Sensory Feedback through Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Improves Dexterous Use of a Bionic Hand,” Science Robotics. DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aax2352 *contributed equally. Published, 07/2019.
  • D. T. Kluger, J. Joyner, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, J. A. George, D. M. Page, D. T. Hutchinson, H. Benz, G. A. Clark, "Virtual Reality Provides an Effective Platform for Functional Evaluations of Closed-loop Neuromyoelectric Control,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. DOI: 10.1109/TNSRE.2019.2908817. Published, 04/2019.
  • D. M. Page*, J. A. George*, D. T. Kluger, C. C. Duncan, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Motor Control and Sensory Feedback Enhance Prosthesis Embodiment and Reduce Phantom Pain after Long-term Hand Amputation,” Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00352 *contributed equally. Published, 09/2018.
  • J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Improved Training Paradigms and Motor-decode Algorithms: Results from Intact Individuals and a Recent Transradial Amputee with Prior Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,” 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513342. Published, 07/2018.
  • J. Nieveen, Y. Zhang, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. T. Kluger, J. A. George, D. J. Warren, D. T. Hutchinson, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, V. J. Matthews, “Polynomial Kalman Filter for Myoelectric Prosthetics Using Efficient Kernel Ridge Regression,” 2017 8th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering. DOI: 10.1109/NER.2017.8008382. Published, 08/2017.

Research Keywords

  • Wearables
  • Wearable biosensing
  • Virtual Reality
  • Translational Research
  • Translational Neuroscience
  • Tactile Senses
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Shared Control
  • Sensory processing
  • Sensorimotor Interactions
  • Robotics
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Prostheses
  • Neurorobotics
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Neuromodulation
  • Neural Prostheses
  • Neural Engineering
  • Motor Rehabilitation
  • Motor Control
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Haptics
  • Exoskeletons
  • Deep Learning
  • Brain Machine Interfaces
  • Brain Computer Interfaces
  • Bionic Augmentation
  • Biomimetics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Big data
  • Augmented Reality
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Amputee Rehabilitation

Presentations

  • A. G. Lethaby, J. M. Zollinger, S. Radhakrishnan, T. C. Hansen, A. Kuntz, J. A. George, “A Low-Cost Portable and Intuitive Control System for Assistive Robotic Devices,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/04/2022.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30697.16482
  • A. R. Citterman, T. C. Hansen, E. R. Stone, T. N. Tully, C. Baschuk, C. C. Duncan, J. A. George, “A Universal, Low-Cost Transradial Socket for Validating New Myoelectric Prosthetic Control Strategies,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/04/2022.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.31116.59523
  • C. J. Thomson, J. A. George, “Proportional Electromyographic Control of a Bionic Arm in a Participant with Chronic Hemiparesis, Muscle Spasticity, and Impaired Range of Motion,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/04/2022.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15597.67042
  • M. K. Buczak, B. S. Baum, C. D. Olsen, J. A. George, “Instrumented Egg: Developing a Quantitative Assessment Tool of Hand Dexterity,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/04/2022.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.18953.11369
  • C. D. Olsen, E. S. Stone, T. N. Tully, N. R. Olsen, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “Electromyographic Control of a Prosthetic Wrist Improves Dexterity and Reduces Compensatory Movements,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/04/2022.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.19372.54401
  • A. T. Harrison, A. R. Citterman, M. A. Trout, J. A. George, “Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation of the Wrist Evokes Sensations from the Fingers,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/04/2022.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36778.90565
  • M. A. Trout, J. A. George, “Improved Mirror-Therapy: Reanimation of Fine Motor Function Using Low-Cost Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Driven by Synchronized Bilateral Movements,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 03/04/2022.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.25664.00003
  • B. Baker, S. Kellis, R. Sharma, R. Caldwell, D. Kluger, J. A. George, A. Harding, D. J. Warren, G. A. Clark, and L. Rieth, “Long-Term Stability of Utah Slanted Electrodes Arrays as Bidirectional Peripheral Nerves Interfaces in Human Subjects”, Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 11/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14851.63521
  • T. N. Tully, C. J. Thomson, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “Mirror Training Improves Offline-Decode Performance for Multi-DOF Myoelectric Prosthetic Control,” Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 11/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.34984.29449
  • M. A. Trout, T. S. Davis, J. A. George, “Improved Mirror-Therapy: Reanimation of Fine Motor Function Using Low-Cost Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Driven by Synchronized Bilateral Movements,” Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 11/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.26595.68645
  • C. J. Thomson, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “A Recurrent Neural Network Provides Stable Across-Day Prosthetic Control for a Human Amputee with Implanted Intramuscular Electromyographic Recording Leads,” International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Virtual. Presentation, Presented, 10/31/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC46164.2021.9629580
  • T. C. Hansen, M. A. Trout, J. L. Segil, D. J. Warren, J. A. George, “A Bionic Hand for Semi-Autonomous Fragile Object Manipulation via Proximity and Pressure Sensors,” International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Virtual. Presentation, Presented, 10/31/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC46164.2021.9629622
  • T. N. Tully, C. J. Thomson, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “Mirrored Training with Larger Datasets Improves Motor-Decode Performance for Myoelectric Prosthetic Control with Neural Networks,” Biomedical Engineering Society, Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 10/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.23240.24324
  • A. R. Citterman, M. R. Brinton, J. A. George, “Low Frequencies Improve Intensity Discrimination for Electrocutaneous Artificial Sensory Feedback,” Biomedical Engineering Society, Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 10/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.23554.81602
  • C. J. Thomson, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “Recurrent Neural Networks Provide More Stable Across-Day Prosthetic Control,” Biomedical Engineering Society, Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 10/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10133.04329
  • B. Baker, S. Kellis, R. Sharma, R. Caldwell, D. Kluger, J. A. George, A. Harding, D. J. Warren, G. A. Clark, and L. Rieth, “Characterization of IrOx Tip Metal Stability from Long-Term Peripheral Nerve Implants in Human Subjects,” North American Neuromodulation Society / Neural Interfaces Conference. Poster, Presented, 06/25/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.24917.96486
  • A. R. Citterman, R. J. Urban, M. R. Brinton, J. A. George, “Low Frequencies Improve Intensity Discrimination for Electrocutaneous Stimulation,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference. Poster, Presented, 02/05/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.34353.30564
  • T. C. Hansen, J. L. Segil, R. Patel, R. F. F. Weir, D. J. Warren, J. A. George, “A Self-Aware Bionic Hand that Autonomously Detects Nearby Objects and Dexterously Grasps Them with Minimal Force,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference. Poster, Presented, 02/05/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.17156.65924
  • A. G. Lethaby, T. C. Hansen, S. Radhakrishnan, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “Functional Validation of a Low-Cost Control System for Dexterous Bionic Arms,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference. Poster, Presented, 02/05/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.23867.54560
  • C. J. Thomson, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “Recurrent Neural Networks Provide More Stable Across-Day Prosthetic Control,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference. Poster, Presented, 02/05/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15898.36808
  • T. N. Tully, C. J. Thomson, G. A. Clark, J. A. George, “Bilaterally Mirrored Movements Improve Training Data for Myoelectric Prosthetic Control with Neural Networks,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference. Presentation, Presented, 02/05/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.22609.25442
  • M. A. Trout, J. A. George, “Non-Invasive Electrical Stimulation of the Median and Ulnar Nerves Evokes Finger Movements,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference. Presentation, Presented, 02/05/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.27642.41929
  • J. A. George, A. J. Gunnell, D. Archangeli, G. Hunt, M. Ishmael, K. B. Foreman, T. Lenzi, “Robust Electromyographic Control During Active Exoskeleton Assistance Despite Non-Linear Reorganization of Locomotor Output,” Society for Neuroscience, Global Connectome. Poster, Presented, 01/11/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.24286.97602
  • T. C. Hansen, J. L. Segil, R. Patel, R. F. F. Weir, D. J. Warren, J. A. George, “A Self-Aware Bionic Hand that Autonomously Detects Nearby Objects and Dexterously Grasps Them with Minimal Force,” Society for Neuroscience, Global Connectome. Poster, Presented, 01/11/2021.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14220.64647
  • T. N. Tully, J. A. George, P. C. Colgan, G. A. Clark, “Improved Training Data for Controlling Bionic Arms with Deep Neural Networks,” Biomedical Engineering Society, San Diego, CA. (Podium). Presentation, Presented, 10/14/2020.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30876.72328
  • J. A. George, S. Radhakrishnan, M. R. Brinton, G. A. Clark, “Inexpensive and Portable System for Dexterous High-Density Myoelectric Control of Multiarticulate Prostheses,” International Conference on Systems Man and Cyberkinetics, Toronto, Canada. (Poster). Poster, Presented, 10/11/2020.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15059.50722
  • J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, P. C. Colgan, G. K. Colvin, S. J. Bensmaia, G. A. Clark, “Intensity Discriminability of Electrocutaneous and Intraneural Stimulation Pulse Frequency in Intact Individuals and Amputees,” International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Montreal, Canada. (Podium). Presentation, Presented, 07/20/2020.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.31296.15360
  • J. A. George, T. N. Tully, P. C. Colgan, G. A. Clark, “Bilaterally Mirrored Movements Improve the Accuracy and Precision of Training Data for Supervised Learning of Neural or Myoelectric Prosthetic Control,” International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Montreal, Canada. (Podium). Presentation, Presented, 07/20/2020.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.34651.59689
  • J. A. George, T. S. Davis, M. R. Brinton, M. D. Paskett, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “A Chronic Neuro-Myoelectric Sensorimotor Interface Improves Dexterous Use of a Bionic Arm,” Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/23/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.26471.39842
  • B. Baker, R. Sharma, R. Caldwell, D. Kluger, J. A. George, A. Harding, D. Warren, L. Reith, “Improvement and Quantitative Analysis of Tip Metal Stability for Utah Slanted Arrays in Long-term Clinical Studies with a Sensorimotor Prosthesis,” Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/23/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30455.98723
  • T. C. Hansen, H. Dantas, J. A. George, G. A. Clark, D. J. Warren, V. J. Mathews, “Shared Controllers Improve Control and Performance of Upper-Limb Prostheses,” Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/23/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36537.72805
  • M. R. Brinton, E. L. Barcikowski, T. S. Davis, J. A. George, M. D. Paskett, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Portable Control System Enables Dexterous Home Use of an Advanced Bionic Arm,” Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/23/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.21438.23364
  • S. Iverson, J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, T. S. Davis, G. A. Clark, “Low-Cost, Bluetooth Surface Electromyography Front-End,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 09/13/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.19287.01440
  • T. N. Tully, J. A. George, P. C. Colgan, G. A. Clark, “Quantitative Assessment of Mimicked and Contralaterally Mirrored Movements for Estimating Motor Intent,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 09/13/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32708.78722
  • T. C. Hansen, J. A. George, S. Durrant, J. L. Segil, R. Patel, D. J. Warren, “Self-Aware Prosthetic Hand to Improve Amputees’ Dexterity,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Podium). Other, Presented, 09/13/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.25997.90087
  • S. Radhakrishnan, J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, M. D. Paskett, P. C. Colgan, T. S. Davis, G. A. Clark, “Low-Cost Control System Provides Intuitive and Dexterous Myoelectric Control for Bionic Arms,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 09/13/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.34386.50881
  • T. C. Hansen, H. Dantas, J. G. Nieveen, J. A. George, G. A. Clark, D. J. Warren, V. J. Mathews, “Shared Human-Machine Control for Upper-Limb Prostheses,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/07/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.11994.90562
  • J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, T. S. Davis, M. D. Paskett, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Restoring Sensorimotor Function After Prior Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and an Elective Amputation,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/07/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.12584.83203
  • P. C. Colgan, J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, G. A. Clark, “Development of a Motion Tracking Data Glove for Applications in Upper-Limb Amputee Rehabilitation,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/07/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.31039.76962
  • M. D. Paskett, M. R. Brinton, J. A. George, G. C. Colvin, N. R. Olsen, D. T. Kluger, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “The Bypass Socket: An Invaluable Tool Informing the Development of Upper-Limb Prosthetics,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Podium). Other, Presented, 12/07/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.23909.45284
  • S. Radhakrishnan, J. A. George, M. D. Paskett, T. S. Davis, G. A. Clark, “Improved Control Algorithms for Low-Cost Myoelectric Prostheses,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/07/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.27264.89602
  • A. N. Harding, J. A. George, T. S. Davis, M. D. Paskett, M. R. Brinton, S. C. Iverson, G. A. Clark, “Low-Cost Surface Electromyography Sleeve for Quick and Repeatable Decoding of Motor Intent,” Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/07/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32717.49120
  • L. Rieth, B. Baker, M. G. Street, R. B. Caldwell, D. Crosland, D. T. Kluger, J. A. George, A. Harding, R. Sharma, “Improved Long-Term Performance of Utah Slanted Arrays in Clinical Studies,” Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (Podium). Other, Presented, 11/06/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.20554.00965
  • J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, T. S. Davis, M. D. Paskett, D. T. Kluger, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Expanding the Reach of Upper-Limb Prosthetics: Restoring Sensorimotor Function after Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Long-Term Hand Disuse and an Elective Transradial Amputation,” Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (Poster). Other, Presented, 11/06/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.20973.44007
  • M. Brinton, E. Barcikowski, M. Paskett, T. Davis, J. Nieveen, D. Kluger, J. A. George, D. Warren, G. A. Clark, “Development of a Portable Take-Home System for Control of Advanced Prosthetics,” Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (Poster). Other, Presented, 11/06/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10317.18401
  • J. A. George, M. D. Paskett, M. R. Brinton, A. N. Harding, S. Iverson, G. A. Clark, “Using Deep-Learning Techniques to Decode Motor Intent from Stable Myoelectric Recordings,” Society for Neuroscience Intermountain Chapter, Alta, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/19/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.34395.21289
  • M. D. Paskett, N. R. Olsen, J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, M. R. Brinton, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “A Modular Transradial Bypass Socket for Surface Electromyographic Prosthetic Control in Intact Humans,” Biomedical Engineering Society, Atlanta, GA. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/18/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10487.68002
  • T. C. Hansen, H. Dantas, J. G. Nieveen, J. A. George, G. A. Clark, D. J. Warren, V. J. Mathews, “Advances in Shared Human-Machine Control for Upper-Limb Prostheses,” Biomedical Engineering Society, Atlanta, GA. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/18/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.26006.60484
  • N. R. Olsen, J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, M. D. Paskett, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “Development of a 3D-Printed, Lightweight, Inexpensive, and Adaptable Prosthetic Wrist,” Biomedical Engineering Society, Atlanta, GA. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/18/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.22651.16166
  • J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Improved Training Paradigms and Motor-Decode Algorithms: Results from Intact Individuals and a Recent Transradial Amputee with Prior Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,” International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Honolulu, HI. (Podium). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/20/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513342
  • B. Baker, R. Caldwell, D. Crosland, R. Sharma, D. Kluger, J. A. George, A. Harding, L. Rieth, “Improving Long-Term Performance of Utah Arrays in the Periphery,” Neural Interfaces Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (Poster). Other, Presented, 06/26/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14262.55362
  • J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, T. S. Davis, Z. C. Thumser, P. D. Marasco, E. V. Okorokova, Q. He, S. J. Bensmaia, D. T. Hutchinson, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “Restoring Sensorimotor Hand Function with Intrafascicular High-Count Electrode Arrays after Hand Amputation,” Neural Interfaces Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (Poster). Other, Presented, 06/26/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14262.55362
  • D. T. Kluger, J. A. George, M. R. Brinton, T. S. Davis, D. T. Beckler, P. D. Marasco, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Providing Intuitive and Dexterous Control of a Neuroprosthetic Hand,” Neural Interfaces Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (Poster). Other, Presented, 06/26/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15940.27521
  • M. R. Brinton, J. A. George, T. S. Davis, M. D. Paskett, D. T. Kluger, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Non-Painful Sensation and Control of an Advanced Prosthetic Hand Following CRPS and Trans-Radial Amputation,” Neural Interfaces Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (Poster). Other, Presented, 06/26/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.35234.07363
  • J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, T. S. Davis, M. R. Brinton, Z. C. Thumser, P. D. Marasco, E. V. Okorokova, Q. He, S. J. Bensmaia, D. T. Hutchinson, C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “Restoring Sensorimotor Hand Function with Intrafascicular High-Count Electrode Arrays after Hand Amputation,” International Symposium on Innovations in Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Technologies, Vienna, Austria. (Podium – Substitute Presenter). Other, Presented, 05/11/2018.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.24328.88326
  • Y. Zhang, J. A. George, V. I. Chang, K. Ali, W. Goth, J. Reichenberg, J. Vickers, M. K. Markey, J. W. Tunnell, “An Automated Mole Ranking System (MoleList) for Skin Cancer Screening,” American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Dallas, TX. (Podium). Other, Presented, 04/13/2018.
  • M. D. Paskett, J. A. George, J. G. Nieveen, M. R. Brinton, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “A Novel Bypass Prosthesis Enabling Use of Surface Electromyography Decodes in Intact Humans,” Utah Bioengineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/08/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.20134.57923
  • J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Closed-Loop Control of a Dexterous, Sensorized Prosthetic Hand by a Transradial Amputee with Peripheral Nerve and Intramuscular Implants,” Utah Bioengineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Podium). Other, Presented, 12/08/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.16779.13606
  • N. R. Olsen, J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, “Development of a 3D-Printed, Lightweight, Inexpensive, and Adaptable Prosthetic Wrist,” Utah Bioengineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/08/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.26845.46560
  • D. T. Kluger, S. M. Wendelken, J. A. George, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, D. J. Warren, G. A. Clark, “Performance of Tasks with Closed-loop Control of Sensorized Prosthetic Hands by a Transradial Amputee with Peripheral Nerve and Intramuscular Implants,” Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC. (Podium). Other, Presented, 11/15/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30200.90886
  • J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “High-resolution Somatosensory Feedback in a Human Amputee Allows Sensorimotor Discrimination, Increases Prosthesis Embodiment, and Reduces Phantom Pain,” Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC. (Poster & Podium). Other, Presented, 11/11/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.23490.02240
  • J. Nieveen, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. T. Kluger, D.M. Page, J. A. George, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, V. J. Mathews, D. J. Warren, G. A. Clark, Channel Selection of Neural and Electromyographic Signals for Decoding of Motor Intent,” Myoelectric Control Symposium, Fredericton, New Brunswick. (Poster). Other, Presented, 08/16/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.13423.69288
  • S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, C. Duncan, D. T. Kluger, J. Nieveen, D. M. Page, J. A. George, D. T. Hutchinson, D. J. Warren, G. A. Clark, “High Degree-of-Freedom Control of Virtual and Robotic Prosthetic Hands Using Surface EMG,” Myoelectric Control Symposium, Fredericton, New Brunswick. (Podium). Other, Presented, 08/15/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.11745.97129
  • J. A. George, D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Providing High-Resolution Tactile and Proprioceptive Somatosensory Feedback in Humans After Long-Term Amputation of the Hand,” Myoelectric Control Symposium, Fredericton, New Brunswick. (Podium). Other, Presented, 08/15/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10068.24960
  • G. A. Clark, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, J. A. George, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, “High-Resolution, Real-Time Motor Control of Prosthetic Hands in Humans After Long-Term Amputation,” Myoelectric Control Symposium, Fredericton, New Brunswick. (Podium). Other, Presented, 08/15/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36754.50880
  • J. S. Joyner, H. L. Benz, M. Alborz, D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, J. A. George, G. A. Clark, E. F. Civillico, “Quantitative Virtual Reality Test Platform for Sensate Prosthetic Hands,” FDA Science Symposium, Silver Spring, MD. (Poster). Other, Presented, 06/01/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36833.15205
  • J. Nieveen, Y. Zhang, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. T. Kluger, J. A. George, D. J. Warren, D. T. Hutchinson, C. C. Duncan, G. A. Clark, V. J. Matthews, “Polynomial Kalman Filter for Myoelectric Prosthetics Using Efficient Kernel Ridge Regression,” IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Shanghai, China. (Poster). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/26/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.1109/NER.2017.8008382
  • G. A. Clark, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. T. Kluger, J. A. George, D. M. Page, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, “Providing High-resolution Motor and Somatosensory Function in Humans after Long-Term Amputation of the Hand,” World Brain Mapping Conference, Los Angeles, CA. (Podium). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/19/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.23332.73607
  • J. A. George, D. M. Page, D. T. Kluger, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Restored Hand Sensation and Intuitive Motor Control in a Human Amputee via Utah Slanted Electrode Arrays Increases Prosthesis Embodiment and Reduces Phantom Pain,” Utah Bioengineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Podium). Other, Presented, 12/16/2016.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.33399.06562
  • S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, D. M. Page, D. T. Kluger, J. G. Nieveen, J. A. George, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Motor Decoding and Sensory Stimulation for Advanced Hand Prostheses Using High-Channel Count Neural and Muscular Electrode Implants,” Utah Bioengineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Poster). Other, Presented, 12/16/2016.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30043.62242
  • D. T. Kluger, D. M. Page, S. M. Wendelken, T. S. Davis, J. A. George, C. C. Duncan, D. T. Hutchinson, G. A. Clark, “Closed-loop Control of Sensorized Prosthetic Hands by Human Subjects After Prior Amputation,” Utah Bioengineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (Podium). Other, Presented, 12/16/2016.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.16621.84963
  • J. A. George, D. M. Page, H. P. Saal, S. J. Bensmaia, G. A. Clark, “Automated Algorithms for Restoring Touch and Proprioception to Human Amputees through Peripheral Nerve Multi-Channel Arrays,” Biomedical Engineering Society, Tampa, FL. (Poster). Other, Presented, 10/10/2015.
    http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.26688.17927

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Optimal feature generation for peripheral nerve interfaces to guide the development of dexterous neuroprostheses. PI: Jacob A. George. Biological Input/Output Systems (BIOS) Sponsored Research Agreement , 03/2022 - 02/2023. Total project budget to date: $129,382.00
  • Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities. PI: Jacob A. George. Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities, 01/10/2022 - 05/01/2022. Total project budget to date: $1,964.00
  • Intuitive control of smart-home devices with thoughts and hand gestures. PI: Jacob A. George. University of Utah PIVOT Center, 09/14/2021 - 09/14/2022. Total project budget to date: $96,500.00
  • User-guided EMG data collection that is inclusive across physical ability levels. PI: Jacob A. George. Facebook Reality Labs, 09/13/2021 - 09/13/2023. Total project budget to date: $150,000.00
  • Mutual information improves sensory and haptic perception in human amputees. PI: Gregory A. Clark. DARPA Intelligent Neural Interfaces Subcontract, 07/2021 - 05/2022. Total project budget to date: $303,100.00
  • Introduction to Robotics & Intelligent Cyber-Physical Systems. PI: Jacob A. George. NVIDIA, 04/30/2021 - 04/29/2022. Total project budget to date: $7,097.00
  • Dual Explorer Nomad Processor System for Wireless High-Channel-Count Electrophysiology. PI: Jacob A. George. 11/2020 - 11/2021. Total project budget to date: $100,000.00
  • NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. PI: Jacob A. George. 10/2020 - 10/2025. Total project budget to date: $1,798,520.00
  • IEEE EMBS First-Place Student Paper Competition. PI: Jacob A. George. 07/2020 - 07/2020. Total project budget to date: $2,263.00
  • NIH TL1 Postdoctoral Fellowship . PI: Jacob A. George. 06/2020 - 10/2020. Total project budget to date: $153,806.00
  • Utah Associated Students Travel Award. PI: Jacob A. George. 11/2019 - 11/2019. Total project budget to date: $250.00
  • Collaborative online learning and control for motor prosthesis. PI: David J. Warren. National Science Foundation, 09/2019 - 08/2022. Total project budget to date: $508,255.00
  • Graduate Student Travel Assistance. PI: Jacob A. George. 06/2018 - 06/2018. Total project budget to date: $500.00
  • Society for Neuroscience Travel Grant. PI: Jacob A. George. 11/2017 - 11/2017. Total project budget to date: $1,000.00
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. PI: Jacob A. George. 06/2017 - 06/2020. Total project budget to date: $138,000.00
  • Don B. Olsen Graduate Fellowship. PI: Jacob A. George. 08/2016 - 08/2017. Total project budget to date: $15,000.00
  • Summer Research Fellowship. PI: Jacob A. George. 06/2015 - 08/2015. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00
  • Undergraduate Research Fellowship . PI: Jacob A. George. 08/2014 - 12/2014. Total project budget to date: $2,000.00